David Brooks is an American conservative political and cultural commentator. He writes for ‘The New York Times’. He started off his career as an editor of a book in 1986 and went on to do diverse jobs in the field of journalism. The jobs that brought him into limelight were his writing of an op-ed column for ‘The New York Times’ and, the news program ‘The News Hour with Jim Lehrer’ where he worked as a political analyst. By 1995 he became a senior editor and besides reporting news, he wrote articles for magazines as well. The articles he wrote were printed on various famous magazines like ‘Forbes’ and ‘The New Yorker’. By 2000, he started publishing books. Since then, he has actively worked as an analyst for some of the most popular radio shows. His writing career includes some renowned books and he was appreciated for ‘The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character and Achievement’. His writings covered several subjects and viewpoints. We have scanned his writings, thoughts and work to collect his popular quotations. Go through these quotes and sayings by David Brooks to ignite your mind about culture and politics.
Plato believed the soul was divided into three parts: reason, spirit, and appetite. Reason seeks truth and wants the best for the whole person. Spirit seeks recognition and glory. Appetite seeks base pleasures.
Government is not the only solution, but it is also not the only problem.
The prevailing view is that geniuses are largely built, not born.
Therefore caution is the proper attitude, an awareness of the limits the foundation of wisdom.
When unattached to the right ends, communities can be more barbarous than individuals.
Politics is likely to be a competition between legitimate opposing interests. Philosophy is likely to be a tension between competing half-truths. A personality is likely to be a battleground of valuable but